|Forsyth County Schools is home to 9 outstanding middle schools, featuring grades sixth through eight grade. All buildings are new or recently renovated, and include a cafeteria, media center, gymnasium and outdoor play fields. All middle school buildings are built from the same prototype, but vary between one and two-story designs. |
Middle schools begin at 9:00 am and release at 4:15 pm (for scheduled early release days, students depart at 1:30 pm). Based on primary residency, school attendance lines determine the middle school children attend. Students study basic skills such as language arts, mathematics, science and social studies. In additional to the core areas, students may also receive instruction by certified teachers in connections classes, such as health and physical education, art, music, band, chorus, technology, computer literacy, drama, creative writing and speech/debate, and foreign language. An increased emphasis is placed on writing across all subject areas. All middle schools offer high school credit for every student. Students throughout the district have the opportunity to carry as many as four units of credit with them as they enter their freshman year of high school.
Middle schools provide numerous programs to meet the needs of all students such as special education (includes speech), early intervention, English Language Learners and gifted students. School websites have a complete list of the activities, clubs and athletics offered at each school.
All middle classrooms feature a built-in projector and interactive whiteboard. Computers are available to students in the classroom and media center, and also with portable computer stations.
Students in grades six through eight receive grade reports on a quarterly basis throughout the school year. The interim reports are issued at the nine and 27 week points and the report cards are issued at 18 and 36 weeks.
All schools have full-time nurses on staff, as well as counselors and Instructional Technology Specialists (ITS). Each school has numerous volunteer opportunities for parents, including PTA/Os, boosters, Local School Councils (LSC), mentoring and classroom volunteers. Breakfast and lunch are served daily to students.
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